On Dec. 30, 2015, Ravi, one of Maggie Doyne's children at the Kopila Valley Children's Home, passed away. According to BlinkNow, her nonprofit organization in the U.S., the cause of death was accidental drowning. A formal report from local authorities is pending. Ravi was featured in video segments on CNN.com and at 'CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute.' In an emotional Facebook posting, Doyne expressed her grief, adding "We will still be a family, and I will be a mom again because that's what I was brought here to do."
New York (CNN)Maggie Doyne, a New Jersey woman who used her babysitting savings to change the lives of hundreds of Nepalese women and children, was named the 2015 CNN Hero of the Year in November at a star-studded awards ceremony in New York.
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